MidAmerica Nazarene University

Private, Four-years School Located in Olathe, KS

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How much is the MidAmerica Nazarene tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, MidAmerica Nazarene's tuition & fees is $36,120.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $56,297 when a student lives on-campus.

MidAmerica Nazarene Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$36,120
Books & Supplies Costs$1,446
On-campus Room & Board$9,848
On-campus Expenses$8,883
Off-campus Room & Board$11,632
Off-campus Expenses$9,908
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$38,554

How Much Does it Cost to Go to MidAmerica Nazarene for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $158,339 at MidAmerica Nazarene. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $250,397. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $163,073.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$37,456$57,762$37,105
Sophomore (2024-25)$38,841$60,854$39,434
Junior (2025-26)$40,277$64,142$41,929
Senior (2026-27)$41,766$67,638$44,604
4 Years Total$158,339$250,397$163,073
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$38,841$60,854$39,434
Sophomore (2025-26)$40,277$64,142$41,929
Junior (2026-27)$41,766$67,638$44,604
Senior (2027-28)$43,311$71,358$47,473
4 Years Total$164,194$263,993$173,441
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$40,277$64,142$41,929
Sophomore (2026-27)$41,766$67,638$44,604
Junior (2027-28)$43,311$71,358$47,473
Senior (2028-29)$44,912$75,319$50,550
4 Years Total$170,266$278,457$184,556
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$41,766$67,638$44,604
Sophomore (2027-28)$43,311$71,358$47,473
Junior (2028-29)$44,912$75,319$50,550
Senior (2029-30)$46,573$79,536$53,852
4 Years Total$176,562$293,852$196,479
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$43,311$71,358$47,473
Sophomore (2028-29)$44,912$75,319$50,550
Junior (2029-30)$46,573$79,536$53,852
Senior (2030-31)$48,295$84,031$57,396
4 Years Total$183,091$310,244$209,270

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, MidAmerica Nazarene' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Kansas, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,986.
In-StateOut-of-State
MidAmerica Nazarene University$36,120
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Kansas Four-years Colleges$15,957
Public Schools$5,756$8,834
Private Schools$20,986

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between MidAmerica Nazarene and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
MidAmerica Nazarene UniversityOlathe, KS$36,120$13,597
Truman State UniversityKirksville, MO$17,870$11,712
Southern Wesleyan UniversityCentral, SC$27,870$13,746
Xavier University of LouisianaNew Orleans, LA$27,868$19,342
Eastern Washington UniversityCheney, WA$25,892$29,102
University of Wisconsin-Eau ClaireEau Claire, WI$18,516$21,100
California University of PennsylvaniaCalifornia, PA$15,726$18,508
Bridgewater State UniversityBridgewater, MA$17,529$9,041
The University of Texas at TylerTyler, TX$25,198$17,408
Bradley UniversityPeoria, IL$39,680$19,014
Campbell UniversityBuies Creek, NC$40,410$16,158

Financial Aid and COA

At MidAmerica Nazarene University, 829 students (71%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $19,920.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at MidAmerica Nazarene is $36,377 for students living on-campus and $39,186 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 208 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $22,757 and the average amount of student loans is $7,335.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$56,297
COA (off-campus)$59,106
Tuition & Fees$36,120
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$20,177
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,986
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$36,377
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$39,186
Average Financial Aid$19,920
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship82971%$19,920
Pell Grants36631%$4,655
Federal Student Loan65056%$8,085
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid20898%-
Grants or Scholarships20797%$22,757
Federal Grants9444%$5,172
Pell Grants9444%$4,733
Other Federal Grants5023%$825
State/Local Grants6430%$3,382
Institutional Grants20496%$19,647
Student Loan Aid14367%$7,335
Federal Student Loans14066%$5,400
Other Student Loans168%$18,301

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

MidAmerica Nazarene's acceptance rate is 64.65%. A total of 1,092 applicants applied to and 706 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 208 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 29.46%.
To apply to MidAmerica Nazarene, 2 items are required - Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,092605$487
Admitted706395$311
Enrolled208137$71
Acceptance Rate64.65%65.29%63.86%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)29.46%34.68%22.83%
Secondary school GPAConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to MidAmerica Nazarene. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 905 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 20.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 25.
Average25th75th
SAT Total905820990
National Average1,174
Kansas Average1,067
SAT EBRW438395480
SAT Math468425510
ACT Composite201723
National Average25
Kansas Average21
ACT Math201623
ACT English191522

Student Population

MidAmerica Nazarene University has a total of 1,508 students including 1,159 undergraduate and 349 graduate students. By gender, there are 637 male students and 947 female students attending MidAmerica Nazarene. The school offers online degree programs and 151 students enrolled online exclusively (10.01% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,584 637947
Undergraduate1,171 552619
Graduate413 85328

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2030 E College Way, Olathe, KS
Phone913-782-3750
WEBwww.mnu.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered77 Programs
Online Program Offered9 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered11 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate73.00%
Yield26.01%
Student Population1,508
Graduation Rate41%
Retention Rate63%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties69 (Full-time), 277 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs221 (Full-time), 299 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$63,099
Average Staff Salary$55,223